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regina butler. the last person seen with jacobson, the investigators have evidence that butler was trying to scam him. >> reporter: the man charged with killing a san francisco high school student pled not guilty today. prosecutors say the 28-year-old karen brewer was driving under the influence on saturday night when he hit and killed chang as she crossed the street. the high school junior was celebrating her 17th birthday. brewer is set back in court on september 7th. >>> we have more on what caused this fire and when the restaurant will reopen. >> reporter: as she surveyed the damage to her restaurant, alice waters had a message for long time fans of the restaurant. >> we are not going anywhere. [ laughter ] we are not going anywhere where. it is just a question of time. >> reporter: a fire broke out at the restaurant around 3:00 this morning. investigators say it started underneath the building. >> the location where the fire appeared to have originated they have -- this is electrical equipment. >> the damage inside is minimal. smoke and broken windows. waters hopes to have the ups
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to show you the booking photograph for regina butler. she was arrested on thursday. police believe she killed 69- year-old stan jacobson whose body went unfound in his apartment for a month. butler was trying to scam him for insurance. >> a man has been arrested in a separate deadly stabbing this week. the 20-year-old killed a 27- year-old eric wright whose body was found on wednesday. we were there shortly after the find. the investigators say wright had been stabbed several times and they don't believe the killing was danger related. >> the where abouts of many california sex offenders is unknown. last year a law took effect that sent paroled sex offender who messed with their gps's to county jail but they are over crowded so must served little to no time at all. lawmakers say that makes them more likely to risk cutting off the devices, on wednesday the associated press reported the number of paroled offender who are fugitives is 15% higher than it was before the law went into effect. >> tomorrow cat haven plans to reopen. this is where an intern was killed by a lion on wednesday.
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a woman named regina butler has been arrested in the case. >> there was speculation she was involved in prostitution, that she may have been trying to exploit hifinancially. we don't know. >> his friends remember him for the magic tricks he could do. >>> detectives also now say another fatal stabbing in san jose was not gang related. the victim a man in his early 20s was found in guadalupe oak grove park wednesday afternoon. police say they hope to soon release his name. so far they don't have a motive or any suspects. >> the conclave to elect a new pope could start monday. the last of the 115 voting cardinals have arrived in vatican city. we are live in rome with the important announcement that comes down in two and a half hours. >> reporter: right. good morning. to you. in two and a half hours the cardinals will vote basically for when to begin the conclave. that secret election to pick a new pope. we should know what the resuddenlies are of that election and when it'll begin later today. before the conclave they will died how much longer they want to continue the preconclave mee
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now -- two suspects are in custody linked to two murders in the last few days. police arrested regina butler in connection to a murder of 69-year-old -- stanley jacobson. police say, at some point over the last few weeks, jacobson must've shown up at his apartment without anyone noticing. and was killed. today -- police describe how jacobson's body was discovered. the victim's body this is a photo of the victim -- 69-year-old stanley jacobson -- >> yesterday, the granddaughter expressed that the girl friend was here. she responded. they contacted the suspect. and installed on calling police. and said let us go inside and wait. while she was inside the apartment we located the body. >> pam: jacobson, who suffered from dementia-- went missing back in early february. >> this man. is accused of a stabbing another man to death. vincent gallegos is facing murder charges. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc7 news. the victim -- in his twenties, was found near guadalupe oak grove park. on wednesday. it's not yet known what led up to the incident nor the motive. >> is this a